Mehretab Zemichael sought over Whitechapel murder

Mehretab Zemichael Police want to speak to Mehretab Zemichael

Detectives are hunting a 42-year-old man in connection with a murder at an east London hostel.

The body of a man in his 40s was discovered at a building in Code Street, Whitechapel, at about 17.40 BST on Saturday.

The Metropolitan Police believe he was stabbed and want to speak to Mehretab Zemichael, who was last seen at the hostel in the early hours of Saturday.

Officers have warned the public not to approach the Eritrean national.

The force believes it knows the identity of the dead man but is awaiting formal identification.

A post-mortem examination has taken place.

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    17:55: On air BBC London News TV

    On BBC London News at 18:30, we'll have the latest on the disruption to Thameslink services between St Pancras and Farringdon.

    About 1,000 have been cancelled since Friday and part of the route will be closed from 21:00 for emergency repair works. BBC London's transport correspondent Tom Edwards will be live at Farringdon rail station.

    Also on the programme, the family of a man from Wembley who suffered a broken neck and brain damage following his arrest outside a club in Bedford say they are furious that the officers involved have not been suspended - despite being investigated by the police.

     
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    17:44: TfL: Increasing bus workers pay could lead to fare increase

    Transport for London has said increasing bus workers pay could lead to a cut in services and fare increases.

    Mike Weston, Transport for London's director of buses, said: "As in all professions, bus drivers have different levels of experience and it is only right that this can be reflected in pay.

    "A 'levelling up' of pay to the highest rates would cost around £100 million a year and would result in a cut to bus services, an increase in fares, or both."

    Bus workers are due to take part in three 24-hour strikes next month in a row over pay, the Unite union has announced.

     
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    17:40: Woman arrested over Redbridge hit-and-run

    A 42-year-old woman has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run in Redbridge. The victim, Rogacs Mihaly, 53, was found at Latchford Place at the junction with Romford Road at 02:55 on Saturday.

    The woman has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving, failing to stop at the scene of an accident and perverting the course of justice. She has been bailed until late March, the Met Police said.

     
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    17:34: Where's the most innovative breakfast in London?

    An individually baked brioche loaf filled with sausage, lean bacon, tomatoes, mushrooms, spicy baked beans, black pudding and topped with an egg, has been named the UK's Most Innovative Breakfast.

    Chef Finn Baire Bat BunnyChow in Wardour Street

    The award, which is part of the 2015 Best Breakfast Awards, was given to Bunnychow in Wardour Street in central London for their Full English Bunny dish.

     
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    17:29: Care calculator

    The BBC has launched an online guide to the care system for the over-65s

    Users can submit their postcode and find out how much each service costs wherever they live in the UK. The "care calculator" covers both residential care and the support provided in people's own homes, for tasks such as washing and dressing.

     
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    17:19: Russian pair 'still wanted by British police'

    Two men suspected of killing Russian dissident Alexander Litvinenko are still wanted by police for murder, a counter-terrorism officer has said.

    Alexander Litvinenko in 2002 Alexander Litvinenko died in London in November 2006

    Det Insp Craig Mascall told the inquiry into Mr Litvinenko's death there was an "ongoing criminal investigation". Mr Litvinenko died from radiation poisoning in November 2006, following a meeting with two Russians at the Millennium Hotel in central London.

     
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    17:14: Manager's 'disgust' at nursery raid

    A manager has spoken of her disgust as burglars trashed her nursery in Leytonstone, stole equipment and caused thousands of pounds of damage in a Sunday morning raid, reports the Waltham Forest Guardian.

     
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    17:07: Trying to prevent radicalisation with humour Divya Talwar BBC Asian Network

    At a secondary school in East London, a class of Year 9 students have had their English lesson on Shakespeare rescheduled. It has been replaced with another man's work that most of the teenagers are much more familiar with.

    Badman

    The classroom is full of rowdy laughter, as the students watch a film starring Humza Arshad, better known as "Badman" to his fans. Can this British Pakistani comedian, from south London, prevent British teenagers being radicalised by extremists?

     
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    17:00: News on the hour

    At 17:00, the top headline is: Thameslink passengers have been warned they face even more disruption tonight because the route between St Pancras and Farringdon will close at 21:00 tonight.

    There have been significant problems on the line since Friday when a burst water main caused flooding on the track. For regular travel updates listen to BBC London 94.9.

     
  12.  
    16:49: Star Wars figure sells for £18,000 at auction

    A Star Wars toy that cost £1.50 when it came out 35 years ago has sold at auction for £18,000.

    Craig Stevens with Boba Fett figure Craig Stevens paid £50 for the figure in 1990

    The figure, of bounty hunter Boba Fett, was put up for action by Craig Stevens, from Croydon, who is a former chairman of the UK Star Wars Fan Club.

     
  13.  
    16:41: Prince Charles visits St Mary's

    The Prince of Wales has been shown medical technology used to train NHS doctors and nurses and treat patients - including a pop-up inflatable operating theatre - at St Mary's Hospital in Paddington.

    Prince Charles at St Mary's hospital

    Prince Charles visited the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust to officially open its Surgical Innovation Centre.

     
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    16:34: Thameslink to be closed from 21:00

    Govia Thameslink Railway and Network Rail will close the rail route between St Pancras and Farringdon from 21:00 because of flooding.

    Passengers are advised to expect severe delays this evening.

    Since the first water main burst on Friday, Thames Water has found a further four leaks and although these are said to be fixed, water is still coming into the tunnel, Network Rail said. The rail operator said the water company faces a multimillion-pound bill for the disruption.

     
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    16:28: Jury told not to let 'horror' cloud their judgment

    Jurors in the trial of a British doctor accused of performing female genital mutilation have been urged not to let their "horror" of the practice colour their judgment.

    Dhanuson Dharmasena

    Dhanuson Dharmasena, 32, is accused of carrying out the illegal procedure on a young mother after she gave birth at the Whittington Hospital, north London.

    The married NHS doctor, of Ilford, north-east London, denies the charge. A second man, Hasan Mohamed, 41, denies encouraging and abetting the offence.

     
  16.  
    Bus drivers to stage three 24-hour walk outs BREAKING NEWS

    Bus drivers, who are members of the Unite union, will walk out for 24 hours on 5 February, 13 February and 16 February as part of a campaign for a single agreement covering pay and conditions.

    Unite regional officer Wayne King said: "We firmly believe that there is a simple solution to be had but sadly the refusal by the operators to engage in collective talks is risking the inevitable disruption that strike action will bring to passengers.

    "Bus passengers pay one fare, so why don't bus drivers get paid the same rate for doing the same job?"

     
  17.  
    16:14: Thameslink flooding compensation

    Train operator Govia said passengers can claim compensation for their delayed journeys at thameslinkrailway.com/delayrepay.

     
  18.  
    16:07: Murdered wife 'devoted her life to her children'

    In a statement, the family of Tahira Ahmed, who was decapitated by her husband, said: "Tahira was the kindest, most patient and gentle individual, who lived for her children and family, she devoted her life to the welfare of her children and their best possible upbringing.

    Tahira Ahmed

    "Her life was cut short in the most brutal manner, by a barbaric man, with out-dated and backward ideals. He caused untold damage, which will forever haunt Tahira's family and friends."

     
  19.  
    16:00: News on the hour Will Shindler BBC London 94.9

    At 16:00, the top headline is: Thameslink passengers have been warned they face even more disruption tonight because the route between St Pancras and Farringdon will close again at 21:00 tonight.

    There have been problems on the line since Friday when a burst water main caused flooding on the track.

    Listen to BBC London 94.9.

     
  20.  
    Bus strike announced BREAKING NEWS

    Bus workers in London are to stage three fresh 24-hour strikes next month in a dispute over pay, said the Unite union.

     
  21.  
    15:54: Husband jailed for life for decapitating his wife

    Naveed Ahmed was sentenced to life with a minimum tariff of 22 years at the Old Bailey.

    Naveed Ahmed

    A post-mortem examination found both Ms Ahmed's arms had been broken and she had been stabbed and decapitated.

     
  22.  
    Man jailed for decapitating wife BREAKING NEWS

    A man who decapitated his wife at their home in west London has been sentenced to life in prison.

    Naveed Ahmed, 41, pleaded guilty to the murder of mother-of-two Tahira Ahmed, 38, in Merton Avenue, Northolt on 27 May last year.

     
  23.  
    15:48: Tesco stores to close

    Supermarket giant Tesco has named the 43 stores it is closing across the country as part of plans to cut costs. The following Tesco Express stores in London are to close on 4 April:

    • Belvedere, south east London,
    • South Tottenham High Road, north London,
    • Wealdstone, north west London,
    • Longbridge Road in Barking, east London
     
  24.  
    15:40: Network Rail calls on Thames Water to reimburse passengers

    Network Rail has called on Thames Water to reimburse customers for the disruption caused by burst water mains.

    Clerkenwell tunnel

    Phil Verster, route managing director, Network Rail, said: "Passengers have suffered a lot this week as a result of Thames Water's burst and leaking pipes. We expect Thames water to reimburse passengers, train operators and Network Rail for the significant consequences of these water leaks."

    A spokesperson for Thames Water said "Our insurers are already involved and we'll work closely with Network Rail to review what's happened."

     
  25.  
    15:30: Thameslink flooding at Farringdon

    Thames Water teams has apologised after engineers discovered water entering the tunnels near Farringdon station on Tuesday.

    The water company is investigating further leaks after a burst water main in a tunnel left the Thameslink rail operator "unable to run any trains last week returned yesterday.

    Chris Featherstone, head of operational control at Thames Water said: "We're very sorry for the delays commuters have experienced since Friday. We know this is a critical job and we've got our best teams working as fast as possible to discover where this water is coming from."

     
  26.  
    15:21: Tower RNLI busiest ever year in 2014

    Tower RNLI tweets: Official @RNLI statistics for 2014 have been released, which show the service launched 543 times, rescued 104 people and saved 16 lives.

    The statistics show it was our busiest ever year in 2014 and that we were the busiest @RNLI lifeboat station in UK and Republic of Ireland, the station tweeted.

     
  27.  
    15:15: Mourinho: Stamps 'absolutely accidental' BBC Sport

    Diego Costa's alleged stamps during Chelsea's Capital One Cup semi-final win over Liverpool were "absolutely accidental", says boss Jose Mourinho.

    Diego Costa and Martin Skrtel

    Costa trod on Emre Can and Martin Skrtel in a second-leg tie that saw the Londoners progress after extra time. Mourinho insisted the Blues striker was blameless, claiming he was only "looking to the ball".

     
  28.  
    15:00: News on the hour BBC London 94.9 Radio

    At 15:00, the top headline is: Thames Water faces a multi-million pound bill for a burst water main and several other leaks from other water pipes since Friday evening.

    Severe disruption has continued all day and the rail route between St Pancras and Farringdon will again have to close tonight from from 9pm.

    Passengers are advised to expect severe delays in the evening peak. Don't forget we've travel updates with Billy throughout the afternoon.

    Listen to BBC London 94.9.

     
  29.  
    14:54: ‘We nearly dropped Churchill’s coffin’ Lucy Wallis BBC News

    On 30 January 1965, millions of people watched the state funeral of Winston Churchill take place at St Paul's Cathedral, but what was it like for the soldiers who carried his coffin that day?

    Lincoln Perkins (in the middle of the image) carried Churchill's coffin with seven other men

    "I was telling Sir Winston Churchill, 'don't worry sir, we'll look after you,' and of course I was really talking to myself, but apparently I was talking out loud because you could actually feel him sliding off the shoulders," says Lincoln Perkins.

     
  30.  
    14:48: Star Wars collection could raise £100,000

    A Star Wars collector from Croydon, Craig Stevens, has put 75 of his "world-leading" collection of action figures on sale - to fund a new house - and they could raise more than £100,000 at auction, reports the Croydon Advertiser.

     
  31.  
    14:35: Kenton by-election date set

    A by-election in Kenton will take place on March 5 following the death of one of the ward's councillors, reports the Brent and Kilburn Times.

     
  32.  
    14:19: Old Oak Common development

    One of the largest regeneration schemes in London for decades has been approved by the secretary of state for communities and local government.

    Old Oak Common map

    Old Oak Common, in north-west London, will create up to 24,000 homes and more than 55,000 jobs, according to the mayor of London's office.

     
  33.  
    14:06: Tube delays BBC London Travel

    On the London Underground, there are currently delays on the following lines:

    • Minor delays on District Line between Edgware Road and Wimbledon due to an earlier signal failure at High Street Kensington.
    • Minor delays on Docklands Light Railway between Bank and Lewisham due to customer incident earlier at Elverson Road.
    • Minor delays on Jubilee Line due to a trespasser on the track earlier at Wembley Park.
    • Severe delays on Metropolitan Line between Harrow On The Hill and Uxbridge and minor delays on the rest of the line due to earlier signal failure at Neasden and a trespasser on the track earlier at Wembley Park.
     
  34.  
    13:52: Spurs expectation Andy Rowley BBC London 94.9

    Tottenham head coach Mauricio Pochettino admits the weight of expectation is on his side in tonight's League Cup semi-final second leg against Sheffield United.

    Spurs have the advantage after winning the first leg 1-0 at White Hart Lane. The whole game is live on BBC London 94.9 this evening from 7pm.

     
  35.  
    13:47: Anti-FGM billboard campaign Ham & High Newspaper

    Two former Belsize Park pupils are set to launch the UK's first billboard advertising campaign against female genital mutilation, reports the Hampstead and Highgate Express.

     
  36.  
    13:36: The best FA Cup final? BBC Sport

    The best FA Cup final? Watch highlights from the 1987 final. @Coventry_City v @SpursOfficial http://bbc.in/1v2whcN

    Keith Houchen of Coventry City celebrates scoring in the FA Cup Final
     
  37.  
    13:30: Qatar bid wins Canary Wharf battle

    A Qatari-led bid has won the battle to take over London's Canary Wharf complex after three of its major shareholders agreed to accept the £2.6bn offer.

    Canary Wharf

    Earlier this month, Songbird, which owns 69% of Canary Wharf Group, advised its investors to reject the offer.

     
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    13:17: On air BBC London News TV

    On BBC London News from 13:30, the family of a 21-year-old student from Wembley who was left with a broken neck after he was detained by police say they are no closer to understanding what happened.

    There will also be the latest news on plans to transform Old Oak Common in west London.

     
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    13:10: Have your say

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    13:00: News on the hour BBC London 94.9 Radio

    At 13:00, the top headline is: Gary Glitter has broken down in tears at Southwark Crown Court today as he explained to jurors why he'd been in possession of child pornography images.

    Listen to BBC London 94.9.

     
  41.  
    12:55: Winter run road closures

    TfL Traffic News tweets: Winter Run this Sunday - many roads inc Victoria Embankment btwn Westminster & Tower Hill closed from 6am. More info: http://ow.ly/HQL89

     
  42.  
    12:43: Post-War listing

    English Heritage has announced the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport has added 14 post-war office buildings to the National Heritage List for England.

    30 Cannon Street, (formerly Credit Lyonnais) London

    One is 30 Cannon Street, the first building to be fully clad in double-skinned panels of glass-fibre reinforced cement.

     
  43.  
    12:32: Mourinho fined £25,000 for referee comments BBC Sport

    Jose Mourinho has been fined £25,000 for comments claiming there is a "campaign" to influence referees' decisions against his Chelsea side.

    The Chelsea boss made the comments after his side were denied a penalty in the 1-1 draw with Southampton on 28 December. The Football Association ruled Mourinho's quotes were "improper and brought the game into disrepute".

     
  44.  
    12:20: Christmas parking fines to be refunded

    Scores of motorists fined for parking on single yellow lines in Hounslow on Boxing Day and New Year's Day, including many Brentford FC fans, have been promised a refund, reports the Get West London website.

    The website said Hounslow Council agreed to cancel the tickets and offer a full refund following complaints

     
  45.  
    12:17: On air BBC London 94.9 Radio

    On BBC London 94.9, Robert Elms will be joined by the author David Reynolds who will be talking about his new book, Slow Road to Brownsville: A Journey Through the Heart of the Old West.

    Folk quartet The Barr Brothers, who were founded in Montreal, Quebec, will also be performing live on the show after 14:30.

     
  46.  
    12:10: Metropolitan and Jubilee line delays

    London Underground services are suspended on the Jubilee Line between Willesden Green and Stanmore and on the Metropolitan Line between Harrow On The Hill and Aldgate. For the latest travel updates go to the BBC London travel website.

    BBC travel website london underground updates
     
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    12:03: News on the hour BBC London 94.9 Radio

    At 12:00, the top headline is: Another burst water main at Farringdon rail station is causing yet more problems for Thameslink passengers.

    Listen to BBC London 94.9.

     
  48.  
    11:56: Thameslink flooding delays

    A signalling problem caused by flooding near Farringdon is causing delays of up to 40 minutes between London St Pancras and London Blackfriars. Thameslink said there would be a reduced service will run on the following routes:

    • Trains from Bedford to Three Bridges.
    • Trains via Wimbledon

    Thameslink tweeted the issues were being caused by another ruptured Thames Water main.

     
  49.  
    11:44: National gallery workers to go on strike

    Workers at the National Gallery in London are to stage a five-day strike in a row over the privatisation of services, the Public and Commercial Services union has said.

    the National Gallery

    The walk-out, over plans to hand visitor services to a private company, will run from 3 to 7 February. The National Gallery said the proposed changes were "necessary" and that it was "disappointed" by the strike vote.

     
  50.  
    11:34: BBC attacked over 'provocative' Galloway QT appearance

    The BBC has been attacked for its decision to invite anti-Israel MP George Galloway to appear on a Question Time panel in Finchley, north-west London, reports the Jewish Chronicle.

     
  51.  
    11:17: Man dies after Wembley car crash

    A man, in his late 30s, has died after he was hit by two cars in north-west London. Emergency services were called to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and two vehicles at Empire Way in Wembley just before 07:00.

    The man was pronounced dead at the scene. Empire Way is currently closed between the Engineers Way junction and the Wembley Hill Road junction. A man has been arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving, the Met Police.

     
  52.  
    11:08: Thameslink delays due to water running down tunnel walls

    Thameslink tweets: There are ongoing delays due to water running down the tunnel walls. We are working with @networkrail and @thameswater. #Farringdontrains

     
  53.  
    11:00: News on the hour BBC London 94.9 Radio

    At 11:00, the top headline is: A pedestrian's been killed in a collision involving two cars on Empire Way in Wembley.

    Listen to BBC London 94.9.

     
  54.  
    10:52: H is for Hawk wins award

    Helen Macdonald's memoir H is for Hawk was named Costa Book of the Year at a ceremony in central London yesterday evening.

    Helen Macdonald

    The book is the author's personal account of training a goshawk as a way of dealing with grief following her father's death.

     
  55.  
    10:42: Young Mayor elections

    Tower Hamlets tweets: Today is the last chance for young people aged 11-18 to cast their vote in the Young Mayor elections.

     
  56.  
    10:31: Bike shop on sale for 99p London Evening Standard Newspaper

    A north London bicycle shop was being sold on eBay today for just 99p, reports the Evening Standard.

    The owners of Holloway Cycles, in Holloway Road, are looking for someone to take it over, but potential new owners would also have to pay £22,000 rent a year and business rate of £6,000.

     
  57.  
    10:21: Nine Elms council homes get go-ahead

    Planning permission has been granted for another 20 council homes in Nine Elms, reports the Wandsworth Guardian.

     
  58.  
    10:07: £20,000 reward for pensioner death information

    A £20,000 reward has been offered by detectives searching for the people responsible for the death of an 81-year-old woman six years ago. Molly Morgan was attacked on Streatfield Road, in Harrow, at around 19:40 on 15 January 2009 as she was on her way to the library.

    Molly Morgan

    She fell after her handbag was pulled from her and suffered a broken left arm and multiple fractures to her face. She was taken to hospital where she died the following day. The Met Police are asking anyone with information to call 020 8358 0300.

     
  59.  
    10:00: News on the hour

    At 10:00, the top headline is: The Communities Secretary's approved plans for a massive investment in old Oak Common in west London.

    Listen to BBC London 94.9.

     
  60.  
    09:46: London comedian's anti-radicalisation film BBC Radio 4 Today

    Here's YouTube comedian @HumzaProduction's anti-radicalisation film 'I'm a Muslim not a terrorist', shown in schools http://bit.ly/15S5STF

     
  61.  
    09:38: US museums consider heading to Olympic park

    Millions of artefacts including some iconic objects, like Dorothy's ruby red slippers in the Wizard of Oz, could be heading to London as part of a multi-million dollar refit of the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park.

    Planning map

    The world's largest museum and research institution, The Smithsonian, in Washington, DC, has been asked to open an exhibition space on the 4.5 acre site showing treasures from its 19 museums and art galleries.

     
  62.  
    09:25: Reduced service on Great Northern trains

    On the trains, there are delays of up to 15 minutes on Great Northern trains southbound between Finsbury Park and Moorgate due to a signalling problem at Highbury and Islington.

    There is also possible disruption on South West Trains between Raynes Park and London Waterloo due to an earlier broken down train. For the latest updates follow @BBCTravelAlert on Twitter.

     
  63.  
    09:15: What next for Boris Johnson? Tim Donovan Political Editor, BBC London

    London Mayor Boris Johnson has been touring northern towns, posing with a Kalashnikov in Kurdistan and goes to Washington shortly hoping for something to match Prime Minister David Cameron's recent visual endorsement from his "bro" Barack.

    People cannot help but notice that he is busy and the activity is hardly confined to life behind a desk at City Hall where his writ has a full 17 months to run. So with an approaching election what lies in store for the London mayor?

     
  64.  
    09:09: Selma premiere

    The stars of the film Selma were out on the red carpet for the premiere of the film at the Curzon Mayfair in central London.

    Actors Domingo Colman, British David Oyelowo, director Ava DuVernay and actor Tom Wilkinson

    British actor David Oyelowo plays Martin Luther King Jr in the film which charts the American Civil Rights leader's three month campaign in Selma, Alabama in 1965 to persuade the president to introduce the Voting Rights Act, protecting African-Americans' right to vote.

     
  65.  
    09:00: News on the hour BBC London 94.9 Radio

    At 09:00, the top headline is: One of London's biggest regeneration schemes has moved a step closer, as the Communities Secretary has given the transformation around Old Oak Common the green light.

    Listen to BBC London 94.9.

     
  66.  
    08:52: On air BBC London 94.9 Radio

    Pregnant smokers are more likely to quit if they are offered a financial incentive, according to research published in the British Medical Journal.

    You can tell Vanessa what you think of the plans on BBC London 94.9 from 09:00. Get in touch on 020 7224 2000 with your views.

     
  67.  
    08:43: TV headlines BBC London News TV

    The headlines this morning with Louisa Preston include:

    • The Government has given the green light to one of London's biggest regeneration schemes - the transformation of Old Oak Common in west London.
    • Assembly members will today consider the Mayor's £17bn draft budget for this year.
    Louisa Preston
     
  68.  
    08:33: Traffic update

    One lane is closed on the M25 anticlockwise after junction 25, A10 at Enfield, because of an accident involving two cars and a small van.

    There are delays on the A102 Blackwall Tunnel northbound in Greenwich between the A102 Approach junction and the A12 junction, because of an accident earlier on. All lanes have been re-opened but there is congestion on the A2 to Eltham.

    For the latest updates go to our travel page or on Twitter @BBCTravelAlert

     
  69.  
    08:18: Jail term cut for death crash driver

    An 85-year-old man who killed a woman after he mistook the pedals of his car has had his 18-month jail sentence to 12-months.

    Wedding photo of Ben Brooks-Dutton and his wife Desreen

    Desreen Brooks died after she was hit by a car driven by Geoffrey Lederman, from St John's Wood, north-west London. Three Court of Appeal judges cut the term after hearing of Lederman's declining health.

     
  70.  
    08:13: Engineering works

    Trains are not stopping at Tottenham Court Road on the Central Line. And engineering work also means there is no service on Thameslink between Blackfriars and London Bridge, and no direct service on Southeastern between London Charing Cross and London Bridge.

    For the latest updates go to our travel page or on Twitter @BBCTravelAlert

     
  71.  
    08:04: Mild and windy

    Cloudy, mild and windy with outbreaks of rain during the morning. A drier and brighter afternoon with sunshine but turning colder with a blustery wind. Here's the day's outlook:

    Weather outlook

    Maximum temperature: 10C (50F).

     
  72.  
    08:00: Elaine Okyere BBC London News

    Welcome to Wednesday. I'll be bringing you all the latest news, sport, travel and weather until 18:00.

    As usual you can email me your comments or send photos or tweet @BBCLondonNews.

     

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